Click here to monitor SSC
SQLServerCentral is supported by Red Gate Software Ltd.
 
Log in  ::  Register  ::  Not logged in
 
 
 

Archives: June 2007

SQL Server 2005 Tools

A good talk on the tools from the guy that's responsible for SSMS, Configuration Manager, Maintenance plans, Surface Area Configuration Wizard, and a few more.
Initially I thought this might be a dud, with him showing some of the basic features of Configuration Manager and Surface Area tools,but then he…

Read more

0 comments, 213 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 5 June 2007

Reunion

We're not partners anymore in SQLServerCentral.com, but Andy, Brian, and myself got together last night for dinner. We haven't seen each other since the PASS Summit and this was a good time to get together. We had a nice dinner, reminiscing about the site a bit, them giving me some…

Read more

0 comments, 234 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 5 June 2007

Working Afternoon

I ended up driving around Orlando this afternoon to get books. We'd printed the next version of our Two Minute SQL Server Stumpers and I'd had it shipped down to a friend's house. He didn't make it down to TechEd, so I drove up and picked up the books. So…

Read more

0 comments, 208 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 4 June 2007

First Session

I dropped into Brian Knight's "Clustering in 60 Minutes" to say hi. If you've never seen this, it's pretty cool and worth the watch. Brian makes clustering look pretty easy, and he really sets up a cluster in the session from scratch, so check it out. It's updated for 2005,…

Read more

0 comments, 189 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 4 June 2007

Tech Ed - Keynote

These will get pretty long as I'm kind of wordy, but these are impressions as things are occurring.
Registration is a little crazy. I'm not sure who desgined this conference, but it's split among the two sides of the conference center in Orlando. I've attended 3 or 4 Tech Eds,…

Read more

0 comments, 244 reads

Posted in The Voice of the DBA on 4 June 2007

Clustered Index Seek or Key Lookup

When I teach performance tuning I always remind students to be cautious about service packs because things you "know" may no longer be true after the service pack because of subtle or no so subtle changes made by MS. I was lucky enough to have an example of this show…

Read more

0 comments, 979 reads

Posted in SQLAndy on 4 June 2007

Newer posts